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the second bay area city to enact such an ordnance. albany did it just a few months ago. maureen naylor is live with our report. >> reporter: the palo alto fire department wants to become equip with this fire detector saying it can better help save lives. >> we would probably save about a thousand lives a year. >> reporter: the palo alto fire marshal is trying to make this fire detector better. >> a photo electric alarm, uses a small beam of light and looks for reflections off of visible smoke parols particles in the air. so it's looking for smoke the way humans look at it. can i see it. >> reporter: he says that's what happened at this house fire two weeks ago. >> that fire was noticed by the occupants about 10 to 15 minutes before their alarm activated. >> we were lucky, we relevantly were lucky. >> reporter: lucky this neighbor says to have her home still standing after another fire scare. >> we were cooking soup and forgot about it. when we got home we realized it was burning. there was smoke, and it was so thick i was surprised the alarm didn't go off. >> reporter: photo electric
. maureen naylor is live with our report. >> reporter: the palo alto fire department wants to become equip with this fire detector saying it can better help save lives. >> we would probably save about a thousand lives a year. >> reporter: the palo alto fire marshal is trying to make this fire detector better. >> a photo electric alarm, uses a small beam of light and looks for reflections off of visible smoke parols particles in the air. so it's looking for smoke the way humans look at it. can i see it. >> reporter: he says that's what happened at this house fire two weeks ago. >> that fire was noticed by the occupants about 10 to 15 minutes before their alarm activated. >> we were lucky, we relevantly were lucky. >> reporter: lucky this neighbor says to have her home still standing after another fire scare. >> we were cooking soup and forgot about it. when we got home we realized it was burning. there was smoke, and it was so thick i was surprised the alarm didn't go off. >> reporter: photo electric alarms cost more about $15 compared to $10 compared to other alarms. developers in the pas
was the last time you saw anything like this? nearly 25 pianos placed all over the city. maureen naylor is there to explain. >> reporter: there's the sounds of tinkering pianos all over the bay area. and you'd be surprised who gets on these pianos. a symphony of sound is filling the bay area in the silican area. impromptu concerts are playing out as part of a new art exhibit called, play me i'm yours. >> piano players are the most derivative of all musicians. it's that we never have pianos to play. >> reporter: the silican valley is the first to get the exhibit, after new york. >> it puts you in a different mind set. >> reporter: from this high school student playing prelude in g minor. to this homeless man playing lean on me. every piano is drawing players. all with cars and light rails whizzing by. >> the goal is to place pianos in community meeting places in places where other wise people wouldn't have to speak to each other. >> reporter: where we found these two men that had just met. >> not only is this one of the greatest ideas san jose has ever had. but just the increasing and up
and there are more just sitting there. maureen naylor has this report. >> reporter: a symphony of sounds is filling the air in the heart of silican valley. from rag times, to ratmononof. impromptu concerts are going on it's part of a project called play me, i'm yours. from this high school student to this homeless man. some curiously inspect the instrument, others show off their fancy finger work. others are playing the piano for the first time, all with cars and trains whizzing by. >> the intent was to put it in an area where people would not talk to each other. >> i'm kind of a hermit. i don't know many people. but i play the piano and if people can sing, the better. >>> pianos will be up until september 21st, for a map of the locations go to ktvu.com. in san jose, maureen naylor. >>> vector control officials are issuing a warning about west nile virus after two dead animals tested positive for the disease. the virus has been found in a squirrel and raven last month. vector control is advising people to report dead birds and squirrels to authorities. west nile is usually spread through bites f
're walking down the street and you run into a piano and there are more just sitting there. maureen naylor has this report. >> reporter: a symphony of sounds is filling the air in the heart of silican valley. from rag times, to ratmononof. impromptu concerts are going on it's part of a project called play me, i'm yours. from this high school student to this homeless man. some curiously inspect the instrument, others show off their fancy finger work. others are playing the piano for the first time, all with cars and trains whizzing by. >> the intent was to put it in an area where people uld not talk to each other. >> i'm kind of a hermit. i don't know many people. but i play the piano and if people can sing, the better. >>> pianos will be up until september 21st, for a map of the locations go to ktvu.com. in san jose, maureen naylor. >>> vector control officials are issuing a warning about west nile virus after two dead animals tested positive for the disease. the virus has been found in a squirrel and raven last month. vector control is advising people to report dead birds and squirrels to
until they meet with the designer next week to see of any modifications need to be made. maureen kelly kron 4 news. >> in oakland over thousand job care service advocates had a rally in the city hall to demand the governor and state legislator pass a budget that includes funding for child service providers. the organization up on the rally said they haven't functioning without a budget since july 1st and they can go much further in november 15th. if they don't receive funding from the state over 2500 children and their families will not receive child care services. in oakland kron 4 news. >> many retailers are looking to hire for the holidays season. on friday pottery barn will begin hiring temporary workers at the village of quarter madera. many retailers like best buy, was arrested and the republicans are looking to hire workers. if they announced it would be hiring more than 60,000 people for this holiday season. reporting in quarter madera kate thompson kron 4 news. >> the alameda are hustled bank is in record numbers of requests for emergency food and these numbers are likely to i
" debacle, if you will. she poked fun at her wardrobe. well, just watch, see what happened. >> maureen, what the hell happened to your shirt? >> looks like today's show is brought to you by the number 38 and the letter dd. >> well, i guess i -- i developed over the summer. >> you guess? >> she addressed her lack of dress, basically. >> elmo there and the whole skit. they were going to do on "sesame street" was with elmo. so you could see that she was having fun at her own expense. >> yeah. well, if you've been following the situation with david beckham, it has really gotten bad to worse. i mean, it's the least you can say. a second woman is now coming forward and she is saying that she had sexual relations with the soccer superstar in 2007. she's a prostitute. she's telling "in touch" magazine she took part in a threesome with beckham and a former prostitute. she's 26 years old, she says she was paid $10,000. and like i said, that's on the heels of another woman. the beckhams have been -- they're saying we're going to file a lawsuit. he is obviously very irate. take a look at what happened r
after six kids suffered broken bones. they investigated this problem now maureen kelly has more. >> 6 kids had broken bones will plan on these playgrounds. the press will tells me that's why they got this yellow caution take you see here around this apparatus. and why they keep the structures off-limits tour during recess and that till they can be value i did to see if these mucky bars are to like their seven and a half feet off the ground the district says it contacted the vendor who said higher than normal accident rate is not unusual after playwright goes in because kids get overexcited simply too hard. to some kids don't always get this rubberized flooring is still hard when you fall on that. even so the districts as they are concerned and said it would fence off the playground until it meets with the designer to see if any modifications need to be made. >> other developing stories allegations about a former undocumented housekeeper working for mike whitman. it came to light in a news conference that the house keeper held yesterday. allred said she will prove today evidence that m
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